Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 21 - 25, 2024 | Seattle, WA

Get Ready for Seattle

Keep your calendars open in the summer of 2024 to explore the Pacific Northwest! Greater & Greener is coming to Seattle, a city whose parks are deeply rooted in its culture with a focus on equity and sustainability.

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 21 - 25, 2024 | Seattle, WA

Get Excited for Seattle

Seattle has it all. Explore and make the most of your visit. Learn about getting around, great places to tour, top restaurants and bars, and the city’s BIPOC-Owned businesses, Native American Cultural Heritage, and inclusivity.

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Presented by City Parks Alliance
June 21 - 25, 2024 | Seattle, WA

2024 Call for Speaker Presentations

We are now accepting proposals for the 2024 Greater & Greener conference in Seattle! This is a great opportunity to share your stories and contribute to the conversation on using parks to build more sustainable, vibrant, and equitable cities.

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June 21 - 25, 2024

Greater & Greener 2024: Seattle, WA

Presented by City Parks Alliance, in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation

Greater & Greener is the premier event for innovators and decision-makers from across the global urban parks community. It’s the only event dedicated to exploring the full potential of parks as city-building tools.

Join us in Seattle for an exciting mix of indoor sessions and outdoor experiences focusing on honest dialogues around solutions and cross-sector and peer-to-peer networking. You’ll take home strategies and tools for using parks to build more sustainable, vibrant, and equitable cities. And, if you are interested in shaping those conversations, submit a session proposal!

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Emerging Issues Facing Today’s Park Professionals

2022 Conference Tracks

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Resilient Cities

The future of our communities depends on our capacity to respond and recover from disasters of various types and the underlying inequities of everyday life.

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Safe, Healthy, Inclusive Communities

Parks, trails, and public spaces are central to people’s physical, mental, and spiritual health.

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Co-Creating Civic Life

Residents, institutional leaders, and government are coming together to ensure public space systems reflect local diversity and adapt to changing community needs.

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Equitable Economic and Community Development

Parks have the power to drive equitable economic and community development for surrounding areas.

Mayors Forum, Greater & Greener 2019

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City Parks Alliance

City Parks Alliance is the only independent, nationwide membership organization dedicated solely to urban parks. Our mission is to engage, educate and nurture a broad-based constituency to support the creation, revitalization and sustainability of parks and green spaces.

We recognize that city parks are integral to ensuring that communities are equitable, healthy, green, and that cities are economically competitive and resilient. Join City Parks Alliance today for discounted registration rates for Greater & Greener, year-round membership benefits, and networking opportunities.

Greater & Greener 2024 Sponsors & Supporters

Greater & Greener is a unique opportunity to network with an exceptional audience of key decision-makers from 200+ cities across the country and around the world. Conference support as of 6/1/23. View all sponsors here.

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